State Tobacco Control Cell

The Cigarettes and other products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act 2003 has been enacted by Parliament. The significant Sections of the said Act are placed at Appendix I to this resolution. Further the Government of India has notified "The prohibition of Smoking in Public Places Rules, 2008” which are to take effect From 2nd October, 2008.

The steering committee, headed by Union Health Secretary, to look into the violation of the Section-5 of the Act of 2003 has recommended that every state should constitute State and District level Monitoring Committees to look into specific instances of violation of Sector-5 at state and district level.

The matter setting up State and District level Monitoring Committees was under consideration of the State Government. The Government hereby constitutes two tier monitoring committees at State and District level with the following composition.

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